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Best and Worst States for Women to Live and Work

Minnesota is number one. California is number 16. See where your state ranks on this report from WalletHub.

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Five Reasons to Private Label and Future-Proof Your Salon Retail Business

With the confusing sea of hair products available today, putting your own brand on the bottle or tube can be a smart business move. Private label comes with its own set of challenges, of course, but a company called Naturich Labs Inc. believes it has solutions!

4 Automated Solutions for Booking More Appointments and Improving Revenue

RJ Horsley, president of SpotOn, shares how automated solutions can increase revenue by booking more new clients, improving client retention and reducing no-shows.

3 Important Financial Management “Tips” For Salon Owners

Are you dealing with credit card processing fees; tracking tips for taxes; even looking for ways to motivate your clients to tip your stylists well and often to supplement their incomes and keep them doing hair at your salon happily ever after? Tippy claims to reduce credit card processing fees for salon owners and increase tips for service professionals.

5 Marvelous Marketing Ideas for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we thought we’d share some maternal marketing inspiration.

Super Model to Super Boss Lady: Kathy Ireland Announced As Keynote Speaker for PBA's Cosmoprof 2019 Business Forum

Her brand, kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW), is listed as one of the most powerful brands in the world by License Global magazine.

Facing Up to the Disruptive Factors Ahead

Uber and Lyft totally changed the future of the taxi industry--what are the disruptions ahead in the professional beauty and what should salon owners do to prepare? Scott Missad, president of ISBN and CEO of Gene Juarez Salons and Spas weighs in with this insightful blog.

5 Tips for A Smooth Generational Transition in the Salon

As Charles Ifergan looks at turning over the reins of his namesake salon, with three locations in Chicago, Illinois, to his daughter Olivia and son Philippe, he shares five tips for handling a smooth generational transition in his blog.

Stylist Amanda Paul Explains How She Averages More than Two Services per Guest

Master Stylist Amanda Paul consistently averages more than two services per guest. Find out how she upgrades each client.

One Owner Rethinks Retail and Boosts Profitability

After years of struggling to achieve profitability in a large salon, Elisha Smith buys a boutique salon and shifts her focus to retail.